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Arrests made after South Water Street tussle

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A pair of Greenwich teens have been arrested after an after-school brawl in a Byram pocket park last  week. The teens — one-17 year-old, who was not identified due to his age, and Matthew White, 18, of  171 South Water St.– are both second-degree breach of peace charges. The juvenile also garnered a third-degree assault […] [Read More]
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Fake chimney sweeps busted in Byram scam

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Greenwich Police have arrested three Long Island men posing as chimney sweeps in an attempt to scam an elderly Byram resident. John Andrews, 57, Johnathan Soroush, 24, and Lewis Tacktill, 33, all of Ronkonkomo, N.Y., are facing charges for second-degree larceny and illegal use of a fictitious trade name, among several others. According to police […] [Read More]
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Forgotten backpack sparks bomb scare, shuts roads in Byram

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Greenwich Police have determined an unattended backpack is to blame for a bomb scare at a Byram Bank of America that shut down several blocks of South Water Street Wednesday afternoon. The backpack was searched and found to be safe after a Port Chester man admitted he had left it the bank accidentally earlier that […] [Read More]
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Byram Family Enrichment Program to offer free ESL courses

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The Byram Family Enrichment Program is kicking off for the spring at the Byram Archibald Neighborhood Center with free English classes for adults. Classes begin  on March 26 and run from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The program is a collaborative effort between Greenwich-based nonprofits Family Centers and the United Way of Greenwich, as well […] [Read More]

Greenwich woman arrested after false child abuse report

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Greenwich Police have arrested a 41-year-old Byram woman after her report that a person insider her home had been abusing a child turned out to be false. The suspect is now facing charges of second-degree false reporting and interference with an officer after she violently resisted arrest. The woman’s name is not being revealed so […] [Read More]
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Police investigating Sunday night Byram robbery

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Greenwich Police are searching for the man behind a suspected armed robbery along a residential stretch of Hamilton Avenue in Byram Sunday night. Investigators  believe that the victim had been directly targeted by the suspect, with whom he was acquainted, but are offering little in the way of details. According to police, near 8:00 p.m. […] [Read More]
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DPW and Army Corps of Engineers to host meeting on Byram River flooding

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The Greenwich Department of Public Works and the New York District Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public information meeting on flooding and the Byram River basin Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center. The meeting, to be held at 7:00 p.m., will address a  working flood risk management feasibility study […] [Read More]
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Henry Street holds up during storm

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As today’s storm pummeled Greenwich and the rest of the area, many hearty Greenwich residents ventured outside elements to keep order in their neighborhoods, as they shoveled driveways and sidewalks. On Henry Street, in the Byram section of Greenwich, many were taking a resilient attitude about the latest storm. “It’s beautiful out here,” said Carlos […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Police break up Byram knife fight

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A knife fight over a radio in a Byram basement has ended in the arrest of a Greenwich man Monday evening, police said. Agapito Lacno, 55, of 73 Byram Road, is facing third-degree criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and threatening charges after he smashed through his roommate’s door and threatened him with a knife. According to […] [Read More]
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Greenwich author wins LGBT book award

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Greenwich author Alexandra Bogdanovic‘s “Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey“ has won first prize in the gay literature category at the 2013 New England Book Festival. The book, Bogdanovic’s first, is an autobiographical account of her experience being married to a man who would later undergo surgery to become a woman. Bogdanovic accepted the award […] [Read More]
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